Nutmeg Ice Cream

READY IN: 2hrs 50mins
Recipe by ellie_

The original recipe (Bon Appetit, March 1982) recommends not subsituting ground nutmeg for the fresh nutmeg in this recipe. Cook time includes refrigeration time and processing time.

Top Review by HarSubagh

it probably should be added that the nutmeg is very powerful. adding banana to this recipe will help for any side effects. also fresh cinnamon is great too. this recipe is similar to a style of herbal yoga recipes. great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Scald milk and half-and-half in saucepan over low heat.
  2. and heat.
  4. Combine eggs with sugar in bowl and blend well with mixer.
  5. Whisk a small amount of hot milk into egg/sugar mixture.
  6. Transfer mixture to saucepan and cook over low heat for 5-8 minutes, stirring constantly until mixture is thick and custard consistency.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Stir condensed milk and nutmeg into mixture.
  10. Cool to room temperature.
  11. Stir heavy cream into mixture.
  12. Chill at least 2 hours (or time recommended by ice cream machine directions).
  13. Process according to ice cream machine directions.

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